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Smoke rises from the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 23, 2013. (credit: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities: ‘Dangerous And Influential’ Members Of Al-Shabab Face Brooklyn Court Appearance

Three men facing federal terrorism charges in New York City have strong ties to the same extremist Islamic group that’s claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall, U.S. authorities say.

09/23/2013

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

U.S. Embassy

Anti-American Violence, Protests Spread From Asia To Africa

With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.

09/14/2012

Smoke billows from the burning German embassy in Khartoum as a policeman stands next to a man preparing to extinguish the fire that was caused by protesters in Sudan demonstrating against a low-budget film mocking Islam on September 14, 2012. (Photo credit: ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg Saddened, Not Surprised Over Middle East Uproar

Speaking Friday on his weekly WOR radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said reaction from an anti-Islam film is “exactly what you should have expected.”

09/14/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Underwear bomb plot

Experts: Saudis Played Huge Role In Foiled Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot

“I will say this is one of the most sophisticated and successful intelligence operations that I’ve been aware of,” said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King.

05/09/2012

Ibrahim al-Asiri (credit: Handout)

Officials: Would-Be Al-Qaeda Bomber Was Double Agent Loyal To U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.

05/08/2012

Members of the Yemeni-American community hold a press conference and protest to condemn the visit to the US of embattled outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Protest Gets Heated As Yemen President Exits NYC Hotel

The dozen protesters had been kept across the street from the Ritz-Carlton hotel Sunday afternoon. They had been waving flags and yelling in opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

02/05/2012

Samir Khan is seen in 2008 (credit: AP Photo/WBTV)

Rep. Peter King: Al Qaeda Extremist Had Long Island Connection

Stunned residents remember the extremist killed in last week’s U.S. drone strike as a former neighbor who “fit right in.” He lived in the area for 10 years with his parents, brother and sister, and attended a local mosque.

10/07/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Ray Kelly And NYPD Prepare For 9/11 Anniversary

The world will turn its attention to Ground Zero on Sunday and police commissioner Ray Kelly calls the run-up to the 9/11 anniversary “a major security event.”

09/08/2011

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab/AP

Suspected Christmas ‘Underwear Bomber’ Chose Detroit For Cheap Airfare

It seems just about everyone is affected in some way or another by the sluggish economy.

03/24/2011

This undated photo released by the Dubai Police via the state Emirates News Agency (WAM) on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, claims to show parts of a computer printer with explosives loaded into its toner cartridge found in a package onboard a cargo plane coming from Yemen, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai police say the bomb, discovered in the ink cartridge of a computer printer in a shipment of air cargo from Yemen bound for the United States, contained the powerful explosive PETN and bore the hallmarks of al-Qaida. (AP Photo/Dubai Police via Emirates News Agency)

Authorities: Mail Bomb Could Have Exploded Over U.S.

A mail bomb that was intercepted in England apparently could have exploded over upstate New York, eastern Pennsylvania or southern New Jersey.

11/10/2010

Interpol Mail Bombs

Interpol Publicizes Details Of Yemen Mail Bombs

Photographs of two U.S.-bound mail bombs intercepted by authorities in Dubai and United Kingdom were released Saturday.

11/06/2010

YouTube

YouTube Removes Videos From Yemeni Cleric

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner had recently sent letters to YouTube, urging it to remove the videos.

11/04/2010

DHL cargo plane at JFK airport

All Clear Given After Suspicious Package Stokes Fears At JFK

New York City remained on edge Wednesday night after yet another terror scare at an area airport. This time, investigators rushed to JFK Airport after reports of a suspicious package from Yemen.

11/03/2010

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